Every being cries out silently to be read differently.

Simone Weil

http://pensum.ca/2012/07/2755/

might not shadows be
the mysterious
grace hidden in light?

http://pensum.ca/2012/06/2746/

neither time
nor stillness
nor even eternity
but a fullness
endlessly unfolding
within its empty self

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the rejection of genuine knowledge and the dread of questioning; the avoidance of meditation; flight into incidents and machinations.

Martin Heidegger
Contributions to Philosophy (of the Event), pg. 93

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The world of illusion is not the illusion of the world.

Jean Beaufret
Dialogue with Heidegger, pg. 38

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to no longer speak of a third,
but of this

http://pensum.ca/2012/05/2728/

Is the earth steeped in wise men’s ashes any wiser?

Anna Kamienska

http://pensum.ca/2012/05/2726/

that a part can discern the whole
is no less miraculous than
that the whole can discern a part

http://pensum.ca/2012/05/2724/

We stand at an abyss: either into nothingness, that is, absolute reification, pure thingness [absoluten Sachlichkeit], or we somehow leap into another world, more precisely, we manage for the first time to make the leap into the world as such.

M. Heidegger

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to come to
each glance
a revelation

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Communing with the world means taking on incurable wounds.

Pierre-Albert Jourdan

http://pensum.ca/2012/02/2701/

science can have no claim to truth until it can design an experiment without an objective.

http://pensum.ca/2012/01/2671/

All is falling.

Bas Jan Ader

http://pensum.ca/2011/12/2668/

it is time to, once and for all, condemn yourself.

http://pensum.ca/2011/11/2655/

we say “my self,” “my mind” like a leaf might say “my tree” never once recognizing that it will soon be shed and only the tree remain.

http://pensum.ca/2011/10/2648/

Poetry, ladies and gentleman: an expression of infinitude, an expression of vain death and of mere Nothing.

Paul Celan, tr. Ann Smock

 

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In due course, we will know that our glory lies where we cease to exist.

 Sri Ramana Maharshi

http://pensum.ca/2011/09/20-09-11/

To find the conclusion, it is necessary first of all to observe that it is lacking, and then in turn to feel quite vividly the lack of it.

Soren Kierkegaard

http://pensum.ca/2011/09/2559/

I want the mind to be too beautiful and too infinite to analyze, and fortunately so.

Philippe Petit

http://pensum.ca/2011/09/2540/

There’s something about us human beings that’s piteous and lovely.

Mitsuharu Kaneko

http://pensum.ca/2011/09/2519/